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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Staphylococcus aureus

NCTC Number: NCTC 14459
Current Name: Staphylococcus aureus
Original Strain Reference: Ca322
Type Strain: No
Family: Staphylococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Columbia blood agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours
Isolated From: Human, multi-site screening. Cambridge, UK. 12/06/2012.
Bibliography: Paterson GK, Morgan FJ, Harrison EM, Cartwright EJ, T�r�k ME, Zadoks RN, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ, Holmes MA. Prevalence and characterization of human mecC methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in England. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr;69(4):907-10
Data: This strain is positive for the mecC gene / This strain was identified in a 6 hostpital, 2010 isolate prospective surviellance study of mecC positive MRSA of human provenance conducted in 2011-12, little over year after the gene was first discovered and described.
Other Typing Information: MLST 1245; Clonal complex 130, spa type t843
Accession Date: 17.09.2020
History: Acessioned into the NCTC < Prof. M. A. Holmes < G. K. Paterson (University of Cambridge, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK) < Isolated by Cambridge HPA lab (Addenbrooke's Hosptial, Cambridge, UK)
Authority: Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)
Depositor: Prof. Mark A. Holmes (University of Cambridge, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK)
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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